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Re: [TowerTalk] There's 'ground', and then there's 'ground'

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] There's 'ground', and then there's 'ground'
From: "Tom Rauch" <>
Reply-to: Tom Rauch <>
Date: Mon, 17 Jan 2005 12:34:31 -0500
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> There are already two 8 foot rods just outside the window.
Why would I need
> more?  And if the argument is for better grounding, please
indicate your
> thoughts of the percentage of reduction in impedance I
would get in Texas
> Gulf Coast sandy loam (5 feet over iron ore clay).

You really need to bond those rods to the utility ground at
the power line entrance Keith. You should also have cable
entrance ground.

Ground rods are pretty poor grounds, as far as ground
quality goes. The real goal is to get everything to come up
together without potential difference.

73 Tom


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